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Ships In & Near Halifax.
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Royal Canadian Navy : Ships In & Near Halifax, 1956

Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Fort Erie, 1956

HMCS Fort Erie.
This print is dated June 1956. She was re-commissioned in May, 1956, so this may well be her first time at sea after that.

Royal Canadian Navy : Halifax dockyard, 1956

Decommissioned HMCS Quebec tied up in Halifax, before being towed to Sydney, NS. Print is dated June 1956.

Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Nootka, 1956

Various ships tied up in Halifax harbour:
The small ship at left with number "780" on the stern is HMCS Loon, a Bird class patrol vessel.
In centre with number "50" is HMCS Labrador, the RCN's only ice-breaker.
At right is the tribal-class destroyer HMCS Nootka, with number "213".

Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Fort Erie, 1956

HMCS Fort Erie at sea.

Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Lanark, 1956

HMCS Lanark at sea. She was re-commissioned with her new pennant number of "321" in April, 1956.

Royal Canadian Navy : Unknown ship, 1956

High view of foc'sle of unknown ship, 1956.

Royal Canadian Navy : Unknown ship, 1956

Unknown ship, 1956.

Royal Canadian Navy : Unknown ship, 1956

The foc'sle and anchor chain winch of unknown ship, 1956.

Royal Canadian Navy : Unknown ship, 1956

The quarterdeck of unknown ship, 1956.

Royal Canadian Navy : Unknown ship, 1956

On the foc'sle of unknown ship, 1956.

Royal Canadian Navy : Unknown ship, 1956

What must be the approach to Halifax harbour, 1956.


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